Design

Free Slideshow, Gallery And Lightboxes Scripts

October 14th, 2009

For Web design projects, you may find yourself sometimes scrounging around for a simple yet useful image gallery and slideshow. But imagine having a huge collection of AJAX, JavaScript, Lightbox, CSS and Flash-based image galleries at your fingertips. Hopefully, this post will do the trick and provide all the resources you might need.

Free Slideshows And Lightboxes Scripts

Polaroid Gallery v.1.01
Polaroid Gallery v.1.01
Polaroid Gallery is a free open-source Flash gallery developed by Christopher Einarsrud.

Active Slideshow Pro
Active Slideshow Pro
Create dazzling multimedia presentations, slideshows and banners with Active Slideshow Pro. This extension builds on the success of Active Slideshow and gives you new spectacular effects and optimal control over your slides, texts, transitions and sounds.

PicLens Slideshow
PicLens Slideshow
Take your favourite images full-screen. This template is based on PicLens and combines the power of PicLens and Media RSS technology to give you an easy way to add immersive multimedia slideshows to your own website. The exported Piclens gallery can also easily be used as a complete Web page.

Plogger
Plogger
Plogger is the next generation in open-source photo gallery systems. A Web application not bloated with superfluous features or complicated configuration settings. Plogger is a simple yet powerful tool, everything you need to share your images with the world.

Shadowbox
Shadowbox
Shadowbox is an online media viewer application that supports all of the Web’s most popular media publishing formats. Shadowbox is written entirely in JavaScript and CSS and is highly customizable.

PhatFusion Slideshow
PhatFusion Slideshow
Transition between images.

Galleriffic
Galleriffic
Galleriffic was inspired by Mike Alsup’s Cycle plug-in, but with performance in mind for delivering a high volume of photos.

NoobSlide
NoobSlide

Fancybox
Fancybox
FancyBox is a tool for displaying images, HTML content and multimedia in a Mac-style Lightbox that floats over top the Web page.

Auto Generating Gallery
Auto Generating Gallery
If you are creating a fairly small gallery, hand-coding a grid of thumbnails will probably do. But for larger galleries or doing a lot of adding, editing and swapping of photos, you will probably want a better solution. And that solution is: an automatically generating photo gallery!

Dynamic Image Gallery and Slideshow
Dynamic Image Gallery and Slideshow

Barack Slideshow
Barack Slideshow
Pretty much everyone has seen Barack Obama’s website by now, which is clearly one of the most attractive ones done by a presidential candidate. Not only is it an example of state-of-the-art design, but it’s also nice to navigate and interact with.

jQuery Multimedia Portfolio
jQuery Multimedia Portfolio
This plug-in for jQuery automatically detects the extension of each media file and applies the right player.

(E)2 Photo Gallery
(E)2 Photo Gallery
(E)2 Photo Gallery is a open-source gallery built with MooTools JavaScript Library in a compact, modular and object-oriented framework. Tell the (E)2 Photo Gallery what folder your images are stored in, and it will automatically load them using PHP.

Flickrshow
Flickrshow
Flickrshow is a lightweight, cross-browser JavaScript slideshow, giving you an easy way to display Flickr images on your website.

ProtoFlow
ProtoFlow
ProtoFlow is a coverflow effect written in JavaScript. It uses Prototype and Scriptaculous to do the bulk of the work, and it uses Reflection.js to do all of the image reflection stuff.

Flip 3D Flash Slideshow
Flip 3D Flash Slideshow
A very nice Flash-based template. Each image that flips to the next casts a subtle reflection on the ground. The size of the images can be easily adjusted by editing the template files. And adding a background image is a piece of cake.

Imago
Imago
Imago is an AJAX image gallery focused on simplicity and ease of use. It’s in plain JavaScript and builds on the mature AJAX library MooTools. No server-side scripting is required! Neither is Flash. Whether your photos are on Flickr, SmugMug or your own server, Imago can show them.

Thumbnoo
Thumbnoo

PictoBrowser
PictoBrowser
A free Web application that displays Flickr and Picasa images on websites and blogs.

jQuery Gallery
jQuery Gallery
Here is an image gallery with smooth transitions, thumbnails and pretty reflections.

PostcardViewer
PostcardViewer
PostcardViewer is a free customizable Flash image viewer. The interface looks like a set of postcards shuffled on a table.

Spry
Spry
Spry is a JavaScript-based framework that enables the rapid development of AJAX-powered Web pages. Not a JavaScript guru? No problem. Spry is designed to feel like an extension of HTML and CSS, so anyone with basic Web production skills can create a next-generation Web experience by adding the power of AJAX.

3D Curve Photo Gallery
3D Curve Photo Gallery

PhotoViewer
PhotoViewer

Moopix
Moopix

Slideshowpro
Slideshowpro

Lightbox Photo Gallery and Slideshow for Picasa
Lightbox Photo Gallery and Slideshow for Picasa
This template uses the excellent Lightbox JavaScript by Lakesh Dakar.

Vista photo gallery
Vista photo gallery
Vista Photo Gallery is a photo album builder that allows you to create and publish rich, interactive photo galleries for your website.

UvumiTools Gallery Plugin
UvumiTools Gallery Plugin
The UvumiTools Gallery allows you to display fancy photo galleries on your website without requiring you to be a master programmer, thanks to the powerful MooTools JavaScript framework. Just include a couple JavaScript and CSS files.

Parallax Gallery
Parallax Gallery

TiltViewer
TiltViewer
TiltViewer is a free customizable 3-D Flash image viewing application.

jQuery plugin – Easy Image or Content Slider
jQuery plugin - Easy Image or Content Slider

Lightview
Lightview

DevKick Galleria
DevKick Galleria
Galleria is a JavaScript image gallery written in jQuery. It loads images one by one from an unordered list and displays thumbnails when each image is loaded. It can create thumbnails, scaled or unscaled, centered and cropped, inside a fixed thumbnail box defined by CSS.

FrogJS Javascript Gallery
FrogJS Javascript Gallery
FrogJS is a simple unobtrusive JavaScript gallery. It’s not a replacement for other thumbnail galleries such as Lightbox JS, but is a different way of showcasing galleries. It is best for page-by-page galleries, such as photo stories.

jQuery virtual tour
jQuery virtual tour

Featured Content Slider
Featured Content Slider

Flashnifties
Flashnifties
Flash image gallery, video gallery, MP3 music player, updatable Flash website with advanced navigation… all in one!

JQuery flickrGallery
Sliding Boxes and Captions with jQuery

prettyPhoto
prettyPhoto a jQuery lightbox clone
prettyPhoto is a jQuery-based Lightbox clone. It supports not only images but video, Flash, YouTube and iFrames. It’s a full-blown media Lightbox.

Flash Page Flip Photo Gallery template for Picasa
Flash Page Flip Photo Gallery template for Picasa

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Fred Wu
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6 years 6 months ago

Excellent list!

May I also suggest a very simple slideshow alternative: http://www.beyondcoding.com/2009/08/04/release-jquery-plugin-slideshow-lite/

:-)

sunil
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6 years 6 months ago

ohhh… it is huge :) nice collection. Thanks for sharing..But there are a lot..Greybox, Highslide etc.. http://www.myhtmlworld.com/web-development/popular-javascripts-web-richer-interactive.html

vijai
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4 years 3 months ago

Great collections…thanks

Logo Bliss
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6 years 6 months ago

Great collection of slideshows, bookmarked.

yoyo
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yoyo
6 years 6 months ago

10X so mach!!!

Michael
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6 years 6 months ago

DevKick Galleria is absolutely fantastic

vojto
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6 years 6 months ago

Do you know jLouvre? http://labs.dreamweb.sk/jlouvre

Ben Weller
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6 years 6 months ago

Nice collection here! Seriously bookmarked… I’ve got a feeling that I’ll be coming back here pretty frequently given the projects I’ve got in my near future. Thanks!

Zulu
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6 years 6 months ago

Great List, Thanks for it

joão
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6 years 6 months ago

What a massive showcase!
Great article *clap*clap* :)

Christian
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6 years 6 months ago

Wow!!! Nice & Great Collection.

Marcel Eichner
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6 years 6 months ago

Yes, that’s a really nice collection of slideshow plugins! May i post mine too: http://code.marceleichner.de/project/jquery.slideShow/ also very easy to use and simple sourcecode!

Webstandard-Team
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6 years 6 months ago

Nice collection, if you need some more jQuery-Scripts for Image-Galleries, don’t miss Creative Image-Galleries by jQuery or ImageFlow – The animated Image-Gallery!

Adit
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6 years 6 months ago

wow nice list , thanks for sharing

security
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6 years 6 months ago

good list thanks

Daniel Winnard
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Daniel Winnard
6 years 6 months ago

Cool stuff.

I really like that tilting one. Very cool.

Tom
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6 years 6 months ago

Now, thats a well composed list :)

Chris Pierre
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6 years 6 months ago

Thanks again for another great post, I will be using this as a resource for a couple future projects .

Manda Szewczyk
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6 years 6 months ago

Not be be repetitive, but WOW! I never expected so many. Bookmarked! Thanks so much, I know I’ll be coming back to this often.

balup4h
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6 years 6 months ago

Thanks… Great share….

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6 years 6 months ago

Great Share..

Alex
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6 years 6 months ago

This is not a list but a compendium :-) – Thanks!

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Kenn
6 years 6 months ago

Really?… this is just Google results.

Last visit here.

theComplex
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6 years 6 months ago

Thank you for such a massive collection of resources. Great post.

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6 years 6 months ago

very nice list, thanks for share..

Linda
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Linda
6 years 6 months ago

I’d like to add http://www.readyphotosite.com to this collection, not free but cheap. Have been using there software on my sit now for several months now and feel pretty happy :)

Robin
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6 years 6 months ago

I actually use SimpleViewer Pro a lot. I’ve got the script set up in Photoshop, so just a few steps and I have an quick gallery. It’s also very customizable, which is something I like.

Fedeweb
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6 years 6 months ago

Wow! Cool galleries. But what about this one?

spirit
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6 years 6 months ago

You could add to the list clearbox (http://www.clearbox.hu/) and dfgallery (http://www.dezinerfolio.com/freebie/dfgallery-10). Anyway, nice collection.

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muthiulhaq
6 years 6 months ago

nice………thanks

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6 years 6 months ago

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kerwin
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6 years 6 months ago

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Thanks a lot im so glad i stumbled upon this blog!

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Rejeesh
6 years 5 months ago

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6 years 3 months ago

nice post tanks for share…

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alireza
6 years 2 months ago

ok-very good……..

James Larry
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6 years 1 month ago

Hello Sir/Madam
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5 years 9 months ago

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5 years 6 months ago

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5 years 6 months ago

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5 years 3 months ago

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edy
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5 years 2 months ago

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Beauty Boxes
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5 years 2 months ago

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Elis
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5 years 1 month ago

I actually use Simple Viewer Pro a lot. I’ve got the script set up in Photo shop.I have always loved dealing with computers and am learning code during my spare time.

Thopas
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5 years 1 month ago

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4 years 11 months ago

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4 years 11 months ago

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arya
4 years 10 months ago

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Rana mukherjee
4 years 7 months ago

Nice collection.

Robert Schmidt
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4 years 6 months ago

What about Highslide js. http://highslide.com/
I use it on all of my websites.

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4 years 5 months ago

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4 years 5 months ago

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4 years 3 months ago

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karl
3 years 10 months ago

Looking for a slide show for my site with high resolution photos.

Any tip about which one of those is suitable for high-res?

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3 years 10 months ago

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3 years 3 months ago

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2 years 10 months ago

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